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9 09, 2019

Podcast S2E38: Duleesha Kulasoorya – Exponential Technology is already here

By |2019-09-09T00:52:17+11:00September 9th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

In today's episode, I speak with Duleesha Kulasoorya about how exponential technologies are already changing the way business is done, and how companies will need to adapt in order to survive. Duleesha leads Deloitte's Centre for the Edge practice in Asia, which tries to anticipate what will be important in the future for several industries. [...]

8 09, 2019

How Inovation Affects Leadership and Reskilling: Industry 4.0 Case

By |2019-09-08T16:05:49+11:00September 8th, 2019|Innovation, Leadership|0 Comments

The fourth industrial revolution is no longer just something that companies need to prepare for - it’s a reality that has already arrived. Everything about our current landscape is changing, from how we communicate to the avenues we have for connectivity. In the age of Industry 4.0, the digital landscape and physical technologies are growing [...]

28 08, 2019

Top 1000 companies that spend the most on Research & Development (charts and analysis)

By |2019-08-28T16:50:42+11:00August 28th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

Introduction Top 1000 Companies which spend the most on R&D Industries which spend the most on R&D R&D Spend by country Fortune 500 list and their R&D spending Conclusions Methodology Introduction One of the key indicators of how much a company supports innovation is how much they spend on Research & Development (R&D). In this [...]

22 07, 2019

Ten Types of Innovation: 30 new case studies for 2019

By |2019-07-23T10:55:03+11:00July 22nd, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

If you've followed my work for a while, you'll know that I'm a big fan of the Ten Types of Innovation, a framework developed by Doblin (now a part of Deloitte). I previously listed it as the #2 innovation framework you should be using. And with good reason. I have used it frequently with clients [...]

8 07, 2019

Innovation-Led Transformation: delivering the next, now

By |2019-07-08T20:07:04+11:00July 8th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

Everyone knows instinctively that innovation feels risky, especially compared to large, established transformation projects (like IT implementations or operational restructuring). Yet how risky is innovation actually? According to research by Deloitte’s Doblin practice, in the majority of companies, only one in 25 innovation projects actually provides a tangible return on investment. That means that 96% [...]

27 05, 2019

Tart-up or Start up? Two innovation strategies for established companies

By |2019-05-27T19:17:04+11:00May 27th, 2019|Innovation, Leadership|0 Comments

The innovation game is not played on a level playing field. Start-ups - companies under 5 years old owned by one person or a small team of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists - will innovate quite differently from established companies, which have a history of successful growth and a market share to defend. Recent start-ups that [...]

25 03, 2019

Unique Ways Successful Startups are Changing the Corporate Innovation Landscape

By |2019-03-25T22:48:39+11:00March 25th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

The word ‘corporate innovation’ is becoming an increasingly popular buzzword, but for the most forward-thinking companies, it represents the future of the business and a significant spend on research and development. There is a misconception that corporate innovation is simply innovation in a corporate environment when in truth it is a much more involved process. [...]

18 03, 2019

Who is affected by failed innovation projects?

By |2019-03-18T18:33:51+11:00March 18th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

It is easy to talk about failure as a good thing in innovation projects. I have even talked about a simple way to reframe failure by thinking like a scientist. However, what about situations when it is not only you that is being impacted by the failure of a project or experiment? In today's video [...]

25 02, 2019

Podcast S2E30: Scott Kirsner – Turning innovation management in to a real career path

By |2019-02-26T10:16:12+11:00February 25th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

On today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, I speak with innovation leader Scott Kirsner. Scott is the founder of Innovation leader, and today we talk about some of the research his company has found about how innovation works in large companies, and what innovation specialists do. Topics covered in today's episode: 03:00 - [...]

18 02, 2019

The single best way to improve your brainstorming sessions

By |2019-02-20T10:43:43+11:00February 18th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

Brainstorming doesn't work. At least, not the way most companies do it. And that is because most brainstorming sessions are not designed to deliver results for the company, only for the facilitator. You may have seen the four basic rules of brainstorming, taken from Alex Osborn's Applied Imagination: The Four Rules of Brainstorming: Go for [...]

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